Vashon Island Fire and Rescue
Vashon Island Fire and Rescue

2017 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 29 117
Feb 44 80
Mar 26 92
Apr 22 99
May 25 103
Jun -- --
Total 146 491

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2016 286 1331
2015 391 1232
2014 371 1117
2013 284 1144
2012 355 1130

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Jul 23, 2017


Welcome to the Official Website for Vashon Island Fire and Rescue

Thanks for visiting!   I hope you find plenty of useful information about Vashon Island Fire & Rescue and your public safety needs.   -  Charles H. Krimmert, Fire Chief 

Commissioners Meetings

Administration Raechel Ehlers, July 20

Up for consideration at Tuesday’s meeting July 25 at 6:30 p.m. is a resolution to submit a ballot issue to Vashon voters to lift the levy lid. This would bring back to $1.50 per $1,000 assessed value from the $0.93. This is the conclusion of the past six months of Fire Chief Krimmert’s “State of the District” presentations to the Board and public. After attending to regular business, the Board ... (Full Story & Photos)

Phase 1 Burn Ban in Unincorporated King County Starting July 15

Administration Raechel Ehlers, July 14

With continued dry conditions in the forecast, the King County Fire Marshal has issued a Phase 1 burn ban in unincorporated King County starting July 15. The ban will remain in effect until further notice.... (Full Story & Photos)

CPR Class August 9, 2017 7:30pm

Administration Raechel Ehlers, July 13

Take a look under Public Information on the left and click on the far right-hand tab "CPR Classes." There is the notice about a CPR class coming up soon! You must register in advance to attend.
About our CPR classes:
VIFR offers CPR training to the public using the American Heart Association's "Family & Friends" curriculum. Family & Friends is for community members who want to learn CPR but do ... (Full Story & Photos)

Part-Time Firefighter/E.M.T. Testing

Administration Raechel Ehlers, July 10

Applicants interested in testing for Part-Time Firefighter/E.M.T. with Vashon Island Fire & Rescue (VIFR) must complete the initial testing process through National Testing Network (NTN). Visit the NTN website at to complete the NTN online application and select the testing date and/or location most convenient for you. The job posting will provide more information. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Gator Rescue - Thanks to Grannie's Attic

Administration Susan Wolf, June 01

Many thanks are due Grannie's Attic. Their grant made a Gator (Utility Terrain Vehicle) purchase possible. That Gator proved invaluable in reaching an injured bicyclist a mile down a mountain bike trail on Vashon. VIFR career staff, volunteers and King County medics all assisted in the call.

Below is the link to the local Beachcomber newspaper article. ... (Full Story & Photos)


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